Rajma masala

Chase the flavors

Serves 2-3

Prep time 45 Minutes

Cooking time 15 Minutes


Unsoaked rajma - 2 cups

water - 1.5 cups

Oil - Feed rops

Ghee - 2 tbsp

Chopped garlic and ginger - 2 tbsp

Chopped onion - 2

Green chilli slit - 2

Hing - 1 tsp

Red chilli powder - 2 tsp

Salt - To taste

Coriander powder - 2 tsp

Tomato puree - 1 cup

Butter - 1 cube


1. Add the unsoaked rajma to presta pressure cooker and add in the water, add in salt and oil, oil will prevent scum from forming.

2. Cook the rajma at level 2 for 1 hr (40 mins if rajma is soaked).

3. In a kadai, heat ghee, add in chopped garlic and ginger.

4. Add in chopped onion and cook till it becomes golden, in colour.

5. Add in the slit green chilli, hing, red chilli powder, salt and coriander powder and combine all the spices.

6. Add in the tomato puree along with some water and add in the cooked rajma.

7. Let it reduce for 10 mins till the consistency is thick.

8. Add in a cube of butter and garnish with chopped coriander and ginger juliennes.

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